NZ's most trusted brands
NZ's most trusted brands

Chocolate lovers have rated one of New Zealand's oldest confectionery makers as the most trusted brand in the country.

Restaurant Month: Get on yer bikes to eat
Restaurant Month: Get on yer bikes to eat

Restaurant Month promises more than 100 dining offers and 30 food-inspired events throughout August.

Recipes: Sunday night roast
Recipes: Sunday night roast

Sunday night roast dinners evoke wonderful childhood memories for many: the delicious smells, the second helpings and the…

How to feel fuller for longer
How to feel fuller for longer

Your mother was right when she told you not to wolf down your food. For people who eat more slowly feel fuller and think…

Food & Drink

Perfect 'single-vineyard' wines
Perfect 'single-vineyard' wines

The reason these “single-vineyard” wines are so glorious is because some serious thought has gone into…

Harmful drinking a 'middle-class phenomenon'

Wealthy over-50s are endangering their health by drinking far too much, experts have warned

Review: Ma Cherie

The menu is French favourites, featuring lots of baking and cheese, very reasonably priced and hard to choose between.

Recipe: Apple and custard tart

Apples are a baking favourite. This crunchy, versatile fruit adds sweetness, texture and flavour to so many desserts.

Organic berries flown here, not grown here
Organic berries flown here, not grown here

The fine print reveals that although these bags of summery goodness are packaged here, the contents…

Bar review: Ostro, Auckland CBD

The drinks list here is very impressive, but it's also worth noting the pleasing alcohol-free offerings.

New MasterChef judge: No meanies allowed

With Al Brown joining MasterChef, he's heralding a kinder, gentler version of the show with less conflict and more cooking…

15 reasons to love Welly

Wellington celebrates its 150th birthday this weekend. To celebrate, we've come up with 15 reasons to love the windy city…

Ten meals kids must know

These 10 foods are their starter dinner stalwarts: they're nutritious, not too hard to make, will appeal to young appetites…

Can you taste fat?
Can you taste fat?

Researchers say we have a distinct and basic taste for fat and that it should be our sixth taste.

Food & Drink Archives

Recipes

Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads
Recipe: Harissa and garlic flatbreads

A crusty loaf of buttery garlic bread makes the perfect…

Donna Hay's sizzling steaks
Donna Hay's sizzling steaks

Try this great prosciutto and caramelised onion steak…

Hong Kong-inspired recipes
Hong Kong-inspired recipes

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

Recipe: Chocolate and date custard pots
Recipe: Chocolate and date custard pots

Here we've put a new twist on this deceivingly simple…

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Recipes

Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns
Recipe: Parsnip, bacon and mustard hash browns

Warm hash browns, lightly fried until crisp and golden…

Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics
Recipes: Celebrate Kiwi classics

Being on the road is great, but it’s also a joy to…

Recipe: Caramelised onion
Recipe: Caramelised onion

A jar of homemade caramelised onion is a great thing…

Recipe: Date and tea loaf
Recipe: Date and tea loaf

Blending softened, chopped dates into baked treats…

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